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SEMINARS 2009-2010

Fall 2009

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Abstract, Date,
Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title

Slides

Video

4 December 2009
4:00 ? 5:00 pm
White Auditorium
Cooley Building

Prof. Cary Forest
University of Wisconsin

Dynamo Experiments: From Liquid Metals to Plasmas
(Joint Seminar with Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences)
(Contact author for copy of videos in presentation.)

19 November 2009
3:30 - 4:30 pm
2246 Space
Research Bldg.

Prof. Mark Moldwin
University of Michigan

Universal Magnetic Structures in Lab to Astrophysical Domains
(Joint Seminar with Atmospheric, Oceanic & Space Sciences)
(Contact author for copy of videos in presentation.)

19 November 2009
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1005 EECS

Prof. Alex Fridman
Drexel University

Plasma Medicine: Physical and Bio-Chemical Mechanisms of Non-Thermal Plasma Interaction with Living Tissue

7 October 2009
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1005 EECS

Dr. Michael Barnes
Intevac, Inc.

Plasma Science in Development of Industrial Etching and Deposition Tools: The Presence of Normal Modes Above a Capacitive Plasma Applicator

18 September 2009
12 noon - 1:00 pm
1114 ERB-1

Dr. Mark Sherlock & Dr. Chris Ridgers
Imperial College London
(Drs. Sherlock and Ridgers will both present "half-seminars".)

Universal Scaling of the Electron Distribution Function in Relativistic Laser-Plasma Interactions (Dr. Sherlock)
Insights into Long and Short-Pulse Laser-Plasma Experiments from Vlasov-Fokker-Planck Simulations (Dr. Ridgers)
(Joint Seminar with the Center for Ultrafast Optical Science)

Dr. Mark Sherlock

Dr. Chris Ridgers

16 September 2009
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1005 EECS

Dr. Jean-Luc Vay
Lawrence Berkeley
Natl. Lab

Novel Particle-In-Cell Simulation Methods in Heavy-Ion Fusion Science and Related Fields

9 September 2009
4:00 - 5:00 pm
1005 EECS

Dr. Gregory Hebner
Sandia Natl. Lab.

Energy Transport and Frequency Dependent Ion Kinetics in a Capacitively Coupled Plasma Reactor

28 April 2009
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1690 CSE

Dr. Robert Kaita
(Princeton Plasma Physics Lab)

Up Against the Wall: Liquid Lithium for the Chamber Technology Challenge in Fusion Energy

Winter 2010

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Abstract, Date,
Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title

Slides

14 January 2010
3:30 - 4:30 pm**
2246 Space
Research Bldg.

Prof. Amitava Bhattacharjee
University of New Hampshire

Onset of Fast Magnetic Reconnection in Laboratory and Space Plasmas
(Joint Seminar with Atmospheric, Oceanic & Space Sciences)

22 January 2010
4:00 ? 5:00 pm**
White Auditorium
Cooley Building

Prof. Frederick Becchetti
University of Michigan

Explosive Nucleosynthesis Studied in the Laboratory
(Joint Seminar with Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences)

17 February 2010
4:00 - 5:00 pm*
1005 EECS Building

Prof. Mohan Sankaran
Case Western Reserve University

Bottom-Up Solutions to Plasma Synthesis of Nanomaterials

24 February 2010
4:00 - 5:00 pm*
1005 EECS Building

Prof. Walter Gekelman
University of California at Los Angeles

Three-Dimensional Magnetic Field Line Reconnection Involving Flux Ropes and Alfven Waves

26 March 2010
4:00 - 5:00 pm**
White Auditorium
Cooley Building

Dr. Glen Wurden
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Reactor Engineering Issues for Magnetized Target Fusion
(Joint Seminar with Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences)

Refreshments: *After Seminar, **Before Seminar

Special MIPSE Colloquium: May 12, 2010

Abstract, Date,
Time, Location

Speaker (Affiliation)

Title

12 May 2010
1:00 pm
Baer Conference Room
Cooley Building

Prof. Richard Carter
University of Lancaster (UK)

Engineering Challenges of Particle Accelerators (Joint Seminar with Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences)